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June 26, 2019

What ELSE is going on in Washington, DC? Legislative Update for Employers that Operate in the District of Columbia

The District of Columbia Council has passed several pieces of legislation that impose significant obligations upon employers in the District of Columbia. This article reviews recently-enacted laws and their key obligations.

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May 31, 2019

Washington State Buttons Up Two New Laws Addressing Worker Harassment and Assault in Hospitality and Adult Entertainment Industries

Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed two bills addressing sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Both bills require covered hospitality employers and adult entertainment establishments to provide panic buttons for covered workers.

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May 20, 2019

Connecticut the Latest State to Increase the Statewide Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour

On May 17, 2019, Connecticut lawmakers passed House Bill 5004, “An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage,” which raises the state’s minimum wage, in increments, to $15 per hour by 2023. Governor Ned Lamont has pledged to sign the bill.

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April 25, 2019

Three Proposed Regulations That Should Be on the Hospitality Industry's Radar

The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued three sets of proposed regulations that significantly impact the Hospitality industry. Employers are encouraged to review the proposals and submit comments as part of the rule-making process.

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April 3, 2019

New Mexico Increases Minimum Wage and Creates Uncertainty in Tip Pooling

On April 1, 2019, New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham (D) signed Senate Bill (SB) 437, which amends the New Mexico Minimum Wage Act by increasing the state minimum wage, increasing the minimum cash wage for tipped employees, and revising tip pool standards.

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April 2, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Five Trends in Hospitality

Based on our monitoring of legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments, this article shines a light on five key issues that are, or should be, top of mind right now for hospitality employers.

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April 1, 2019

Maryland Joins Growing List of States Increasing Statewide Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

On March 28, 2019, Maryland lawmakers passed an increase in the state minimum wage to $15 per hour starting January 1, 2025.

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March 21, 2019

DOL to Publish “White Collar” Exemption Proposed Rule, Triggering 60-Day Comment Period

On March 22, 2019, the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division will publish in the Federal Register its proposed rule to revise the overtime exemption regulations for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales and computer employees.

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February 22, 2019

Philadelphia’s “Fair Workweek” Ordinance Will Impose Scheduling and Hiring Restrictions on Large Retail, Hospitality and Food Service Establishments

Philadelphia's Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance, effective January 1, 2020, imposes significant hiring, scheduling, and compensation duties on large retail, hospitality and food service businesses.

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February 19, 2019

Illinois Governor Signs Bill Raising the Statewide Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

On February 19, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law the “Lifting Up Illinois Working Families Act,” which raises the state’s minimum wage, in increments, to $15 per hour by 2025.

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